Category Archives: 10to20 – still red

Wines available from UK independents at between £10 and £20

Meffre Gigondas 2014

Gabriel Meffre, Le Roc Des Dentelles, AOC Gigondas, Vaucluse, PACA, France, 2014 On Gigondas Awarded AOC status in 1971, the Gigondas vineyard lies to the west and so in the shadow and at feet of the main geological feature of … Continue reading

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Dom. Gros Nore Bandol 2012

Domaine du Gros’ Noré (short for gros Honoré – the large framed proprietor), AOC Bandol, Var, PACA, France, 2012 This wine: lot No. L3104, a blend of mourvedre, cinsaut and grenache noir, unfiltered and unfined, coated long (50mm) natural cork … Continue reading

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Dom. Cazaban Cabardes 2016

Domaine de Cazaban, Demoiselle Claire, AOP Cabardes, Aude, Occitanie, France, 2016 This wine: lot No. L22.09.17, a blend of 60% syrah with merlot, Diam 3 agglomerate cork closure, 13% abv, Adrian Mould, €11.60 (02/18) Consumer tasting note: opens with bright … Continue reading

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Chateau Lalis Corbieres 2014

Chateau Lalis, La Mondaine, Terroir de Lagrasse, AOP Corbieres, Aude, Occitanie, France, 2014 On the Terroir de Lagrasse Corbieres was established as an AOC in 1985. It is composed of 11 terroirs – Boutenac, Durban, Fontfroide, Lagrasse, Lézignan, Montagne d’Alaric, … Continue reading

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Le Soleilla La Clape 2015

Mas du Soleilla, Petit Mars, AOP La Clape, Aude, Occitanie, France, 2015 On La Clape In Roman times the La Clape Massif was an island close to the Mediterranean coast, with the port of Narbo (Narbonne) just to the north. … Continue reading

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L’Apogee St Chinian 2013

Les Vignobles Foncalieu (a co-operative), Atelier Prestige de Foncalieu, L’Apogee, AOP Saint-Chinian, Hérault, Occitanie, France, 2013 On Saint-Chinian Saint-Chinian is sandwiched between Minervois to the west and Faugeres to the east, lying 20-40kms from the Mediterranean coast to the south-east, … Continue reading

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Les Paissels St Chinian 2016

Domaine des Paissels, Les Paissels, AOP Saint-Chinian, Hérault, Occitanie, France, 2016 On Saint-Chinian Saint-Chinian is sandwiched between Minervois to the west and Faugeres to the east, lying 20-40kms from the Mediterranean coast to the south-east, with a main city of … Continue reading

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